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The Art of Making Time: A Brief Glimpse Into What's To Come

Recently, I came across an interview¬†President Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes did with Fortune. ¬†Throughout the article, Rhodes discusses his line of work and the inevitably long hours that accompany his job. 427 more words

Combat your nerves & be a bad a$$

I was getting ready to present a proposal for work last week and as I was putting on my makeup, I began to feel really nervous about what I had to do that day. 427 more words

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Focusing on the Big Picture - Setting the Scene

I have been in Dubai for 8 weeks now and have been bowled over by many things; the climate, the unprecedented growth (people, buildings and business) and the enthusiasm people have for learning. 206 more words

Dubai

Should we declare our goals?

Goal setting is an activity that many teachers undertake with their students and through my own experience often results in mixed success. One of the problems is that the goals are too vague and the steps to achieve them are not planned out. 536 more words

Education Leadership

The Standards: Moving from "Common" to Dynamic Learning | CTQ

Here is the Ying to my Yang. Ms. Hiltz makes good points in support of Common Core. Many of which I don’t disagree. I agree with the higher order thinking expectations. 169 more words

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Ch-ch-ch-changes

On day 29, TeachThought asks: How have you changed as an educator?

Wow, how could I possibly describe my changes as an educator in one blog post? 192 more words

Common Core or Common Quagmire?

The Common Core is a set of high-quality academic standards in mathematics and English language arts/literacy (ELA). These learning goals outline what a student should know and be able to do at the end of each grade.

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